Despite the fact that more than 50 percent of Armenia’s population are women, only one party has entrusted the number one slot on its electoral list to a woman. Gohar Abrahamyan takes a look at which forces have the most women on their lists and why women’s presence alongside men is not the result of good will and remains problematic.
Defining terrorism is the most ambiguous component in terrorism studies, writes Smbat Khachaturian. In light of the current geopolitical situation, the high level of terrorist threats in the region, as well as the transformation of terrorism itself, Armenia must precisely define terrorism and draft a new anti-terrorism law.
Was there just cause for the Velvet Revolution on substantive or procedural grounds? Dr. Simon Clarke applies a number of principles to the events that took place in Armenia earlier this year to determine whether the revolution was justified.